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Jr. Wolf Pack working to grow game in Northern Nevada

November 22nd, 2019

Now in its sixth season as a youth hockey program, the Nevada Jr. Wolf Pack has grown exponentially since 2014. A USA Hockey-sanctioned association, the Jr. Wolf Pack sticks firmly to the American Development Model (ADM), and the results speak for themselves. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “We have grown from just an idea to keep…

Jr. Golden Knights grad Ramos loving NA3HL experience

November 1st, 2019

Last year, Las Vegas native Danny Ramos left the bright lights for the town of Gillette, Wyo., to play junior hockey in the NA3HL. Now in his second season with the Gillette Wild, the 19-year-old defenseman is enamored with the junior hockey experience provided by the program. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “Two years ago, I…

Las Vegas native Moore picks up NA3HL Defenseman of the Month laurels

November 1st, 2019

The North American 3 Hockey League announced today that Las Vegas native Gunner Moore is the Bauer Hockey NA3HL Defenseman of the Month for October. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Moore and the Atlanta Capitals saw home ice just once in nine games during October, but the blueliner’s offensive talent shone through just the same. Opening…

WSHL’s Thunderbirds bringing local talent to Vegas for inaugural ’19-20 season

September 30th, 2019

When the Las Vegas Thunderbirds take the ice this fall for their inaugural season in the Western States Hockey League (WSHL), the team will do so with a number of local players on the roster. Entering September, the Thunderbirds had signed forwards Darion Conaway, Caleb Day and Joe Terrana and J.J. Williamson, defensemen Sean Kedra,…

Jr. Golden Knights’ Kline earns inaugural Mark Workman Scholarship

August 29th, 2019

Emily Kline is the first recipient of the Mark Workman Scholarship, which is presented by the Vegas Golden Knights. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Kline recently graduated from Odyssey Charter High School in Las Vegas and has played 14 years of hockey in Minnesota and Nevada. The Princeton, Minn., native played for the Vegas Jr. Golden…

Golden Knights to build brand-new rink in Henderson, will open in 2020

August 13th, 2019

This time next year, a new rink will be up and running in Henderson. Earlier this summer, Henderson mayor Debra March and the city council unanimously approved a lease agreement with the Vegas Golden Knights to build and operate an indoor hockey facility in the downtown area. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Henderson hockey facility…

Las Vegas product Carlo commits to NCAA D-II Franklin Pierce

May 30th, 2019

Vito Carlo left his Las Vegas home at the age of 17 to play junior hockey for the NA3HL’s Atlanta Capitals. Three years later, Carlo will be embracing a new home once again, having committed to play NCAA Division II hockey next season for Franklin Pierce University. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Franklin Pierce is located…

WSHL’s Thunderbirds hit ground running to prep for ’19-20 season

May 27th, 2019

When the Western States Hockey League (WSHL) approved the expansion Las Vegas Thunderbirds for the 2019-20 season in February, the new team has been very active in the months since the initial announcement. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The team subsequently named Dave Hyrsky its first head coach and then signed its first player in Wisconsin…

Jr. Golden Knights’ 16U AA team brings Vegas USA Hockey national crown

May 7th, 2019

While the Vegas Golden Knights came up just short of a Stanley Cup championship last June, they may want to look at the area’s youngsters for motivation this year. Back on April 8 in Plano, Tex., the Jr. Golden Knights’ 16U AA team captured a USA Hockey national championship, winning the 1A division of the…

WSHL returning to Las Vegas with new Thunderbirds franchise

March 26th, 2019

Junior hockey is coming back to Nevada. Beginning with the 2019-20 season, the Las Vegas Thunderbirds will join the Western States Hockey League (WSHL), calling the SoBe Ice Arena its home rink. The Las Vegas Storm played in the WSHL during the 2014-15 season, while the Nevada Gamblers (1997-99) and Nevada Rattlers (2001-03) also called…